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Bernice De Pasquali

Bernice de Pasquali (December 7, 1873 – April 3, 1925), born Bernice James, was an American coloratura soprano singer and pianist. She sang with the Metropolitan Opera from 1908 to 1917, and was the first American woman elected to membership in the Accademia Filarmonica Romana.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1880 (Boston), Died January 1st, 1925 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1916

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal, piano

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 36 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 19709 10-in. 1/5/1912 The low back'd car Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 19714 10-in. 1/8/1912 Will o' the wisp Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 19730 10-in. 1/17/1912 Sull' aria! Che soave zeffiretto Bernice De Pasquali ; Rosa Olitzka Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 19859 10-in. 4/19/1912 El bandolin Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 19860 10-in. 4/19/1912 Barcarolle Bernice De Pasquali ; Andrés de Segurola Vocal duet (soprano and bass), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 19876 10-in. 4/30/1912 Leggiadre rondinelle Bernice De Pasquali ; Andrés de Segurola Vocal duet (soprano and bass), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 19907 10-in. 5/27/1912 O d'amor messagera Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 19908 10-in. 5/27/1912 Ave Maria Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 19909 10-in. 5/27/1912 Musetta valse Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 39071 10-in. 10/27/1913 The last dance Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 39079 10-in. 10/31/1913 Call me no more Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 30873 12-in. 10/27/1911 Grand waltz Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 30874 12-in. 10/27/1911 Grand waltz Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 30875 12-in. 10/27/1911 Thou brilliant bird Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 30876 12-in. 10/27/1911 Hamlet : Mad scene Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 30877 12-in. 10/27/1911 Hamlet : Mad scene Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 30880 12-in. 10/30/1911 O luce di quest 'anima Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 30881 12-in. 10/30/1911 Polonaise : I am Titania Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 30934 12-in. 1/8/1912 Se saran rose Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 30935 12-in. 1/8/1912 Il bacio Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 30936 12-in. ca. 1912-Mar. 1913 Villanelle Bernice De Pasquali Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 30944 12-in. ca. 1912 Sull' aria Bernice De Pasquali ; Rosa Olitzka Vocal duet (soprano and contralto) vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 30945 12-in. ca. 1912 Mesta ognor Bernice De Pasquali ; Rosa Olitzka Vocal duet (soprano and contralto) vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 30946 12-in. ca. 1912 Quis est homo Bernice De Pasquali ; Rosa Olitzka Vocal duet (soprano and contralto) vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 30947 12-in. ca. 1912 Barcarolle Bernice De Pasquali ; Rosa Olitzka Vocal duet (soprano and contralto) vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 36 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "De Pasquali, Bernice," accessed April 10, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108846.

De Pasquali, Bernice. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 10, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108846.

"De Pasquali, Bernice." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 10 April 2021.

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